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Trees: The Urban Forest and Its Impact on Environmental Justice

Trees: The Urban Forest and Its Impact on Environmental Justice

Speaker: Lydia Scott, Director of the Chicago Region Trees Initiative ( CRTI)

Spring Valley Nature Center and Heritage Park 
1111 E Schaumburg Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60194
 In the Nature Center Classroom

Tuesday, May 10, 2022, 1:00 PM 

Come early or stay later and enjoy the surrounding grounds of the nature center.

Open to LWVPA Members and Their Guests

The Chicago Region Trees Initiative employs a holistic approach toward improving the urban forest and quality of life for Chicago region residents by identifying our local communities’  list of challenges (low canopy cover, high poverty, poor health, etc.) and opportunities (strong forestry program, remnant woodlands, community engagement, etc.). By recognizing challenges and opportunities at varying scales, strategies can be successfully tailored to improve the urban forest. 

Join our League members and their guests to learn how trees impact community health, how your own community’s master plan addresses canopy sustainability, and how we can improve urban forest health
and increase environmental equity across the Chicago region.

Tuesday, May 10, 2022, 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM
Spring Valley Nature Center & Heritage Farm
Spring Valley Nature Center
1111 E Schaumburg Rd
Schaumburg, IL  

(847) 985-2100
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Gayle Banakis
Camille Basak
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